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the deck looked like. they asked us to take them all down when the helicopters started making deliveries. so we did that and they straightened every up. it looks kind of tidy now, but that's not the way it was. >> take a look at the ship again. it's hard to imagine all of those people got on board. they were looking for a little relaxation. it was just a few-day cruise. thinking the worst they may have in store was heart burn, losing a little bit in gambling, feeling tired in the morning. tonight, the ceo said plain and simple, we blew it. >> i know the conditions on board were very poor. i know it was very difficult. and i want to apologize again for subjecting our guests to that. we pride ourselves in providing our guests with a great vacation experience. and clearly, we failed in this particular case. >> and that's where we stand tonight. an epic fail, but a happy homecoming and safe to say a lot of people with stories to tell forever. before we get to some of them, i want to bring everybody up to date on the latest. i'm joined by martin savidge who has been here for days. we have bee
as possible and happy birthday again. >> bye. >> sanjay, are you still with us? >> i'm still here, chris. >> that's good. robin is about to get off and she is looking around and saying that the elderly and those with kids would go first and nobody in particular distress and that has to be a good sign, right, because if there was anybody with serious situation, they would be up front, right? >> yes, i think so. at least as we saw a couple of times people in distress or some concern, they even got them off earlier, chris, as you know, they medevaced a couple of people off, one today and one monday. yes, it is going to be interest ing to watch the people come off, but as she said, and as is typical protocol, the elderly and people who are sick maybe need to get to some sort of medical facility, and even if nothing else to be stabilize and checked out. that is what we will see first. she also mentioned people with young children, and i am sure it is quite challenging for them, and you know, that is, again, typical protocol really on any big craft, ship, plane. so it is exactly what you would
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this document to be filed in the u.s. attorney in washington d.c. and it has to do with the allegation over misuse of campaign funds. the investigation also takes in his wife sandy in chicago who served as his campaign manager. >> lynn sweet, thank you very much. much more coming up. also, we'll hear from the president in chicago. i'm brooke baldwin. listen to jim acosta in for wolf in washington. hey, jim. >>> thanks, brooke. happening now, look up in the sky. a fireball and a shocking reminder that planet earth is spinning around in a very unpredictable neighborhood. back on dry land and already heading to court, we have details of the first lawsuit filed by a passenger who says the cruise line's negligence turned their vacation into a nightmare. >>> and the "blade runner" goes to court and cries uncontrollably. wolf blitzer is off today. i'm jim acosta. you're in the situation room. we are starting in chicago where right now president obama's about to take the stage to talk about two of the top priorities from his state of the union speech, jobs and guns. we expect him to connect the nee
will join us later on "starting point." >>> let's get started here. a 5-year-old boy held captive for six days in an underground bunker in alabama is back in the arms of his farmly this morning. we are so happy to report that. we're told that hes thrilled to be reunited with his favorite toy which is a dinosaur. little ethan's kidnaper is dead, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes killed yesterday in the fbi raid that freed that little boy. victor blackwell, live from midland city, alabama this morning. i know you're very excited to be sharing this information, victor. what do we know about the raid and why law enforcement actually decided to go in? >> good morning, zoraida. two reasons primarily. the first is because authorities say they observed jimmy lee dykes with a gun and the second reason is because in the day leading up to that raid, the communications with dykes had broken down. so they realized they could not wait any longer to go in and rescue ethan. ethan is safe. this is a photograph of the 5-year-old being taken into a hospital after nearly a week being held in an underground bunker
spending cuts, cuts he fears will wreck the u.s. economic recovery. basically he wants lawmakers to kick the can down the road one more time. let's go to our white house correspondent dan lothian. dan is joining us. dan, the president made a little bit of a surprise appearance over in the white house briefing room. >> reporter: that's right. very surprising because the president in the past has criticized these short-term deals saying that this is not what the american people sent their elected officials to washington to do. you have this march 1st deadline quickly approaching. while congress is trying to work on a bigger budget, 1 pine point $2 trillion package, the president says they need more time in order to continue tipping away at the problem. the big concern is that everyone believes that the economy is moving in the right direction. the president is pointing to auto sales, the housing, to manufacturing. and so there's this worry that if this see quester happens, if these deep cuts happen then it could be a major set back for the u.s. economy. the president is saying the threat a
at one mile an hour. we continue to talk through this hour. if you have been with us, we have been covering this for the last couple of hours and we are seeing around this ship people have scrawled out messages on sheets, help us, signs, we saw the first glimpse of the passengers wearing these bathrobes because keep in mind they packed and they are inching along off the coast of cozumel. they are cold. now stories of mattresses soaked in sewage. they are sleeping on decks. here are the pictures. one by one by one under sheetinsheets. freedom within sight for the 4,000 people on board. here's what we are getting from carnival. they say this time has been fluid. it probably will continue to be. this cruise will dock sometime after 9:00 eastern. hit me one more time? we have a passenger on the cruise ship. julie morgan. are you with me? >> i am. >> let me ask you how you are doing. >> we are okay. our group is good. >> what do you mean good? where are you standing as we look at pictures of the cruise? >> i'm standing at the muster station on deck 4. >> i'm sorry, julie. i didn't hear
's been a horrible experience for us. it was a great cruise to start off with, but it just -- you know, the morning of the fire. >> there was a fire alarm. >> and we've been kept in the dark a lot. we haven't been told everything that we probably should have known. and it was just, you know, the -- the things just kepting worse and worse and we could never, ever really get a straight answer, the bathroom facilities were horrible, we couldn't flush toilets. >> no electricity. >> our rooms were in total darkness. no air. horrible, horrible. it was just been a really, really taxing experience for us. >> honestly, i don't think this ship ever should have sailed out. i think there are issues with it and it should probably have stayed in dock. >> that's the investigation that's going to happen. should that ship have sailed. right to david mattingly. 3,141 passengers on board. 1,086 crew members. is everyone off? >> reporter: not everyone. the passengers are off. we received a tweet from the carnival cruiseline a couple of hours ago saying that they had completed the process to get all of the
trying to make it through and just you know, make it fun as much as we could. >> bethanie, keep us posted on your progress. we'll wait to greet you on the ground. we want to bring in somebody who is on the ground. joseph alvarez, welcome back. we see you draped yourself with a blanket. >> i wasn't expecting to experience some cold weather like what we're having here. we were in cozumel of all places where it's hot, you know. we're from san antonio. i'm from san antonio. basically, just wasn't expecting the ordeal to happen, you know? we were on the first floor when it initially happened. kind of smelled funky smell through the air systems that they have in there. so i kind of lowered the thermostat, and this was about 3:40 in the morning. >> so this is the first indication of the fire or that there's a problem? >> yes, the smell. and we were on the first floor, like i said. so next thing you know, i laid back down. next thing you know, you hear running through the hallways. and i opened the door to see what was going on. it was the firefighters. and then i looked and i saw smoke and i was
. the tear gas canisters that we used does generate a lot of heat, we introduced those canisters into the residence and a fire erupted. >> there are also questions about why authorities couldn't find dorner when he had been hiding right under their noses. the cabin where he was holed up was just across the street from one sheriff's command center, and only two miles from another. as the showdown ended there were no celebrations. as thoughts turned to grieving families. >> a lot of people loved mike and i knew i would have a lot of support no matter what. i did not realize the sheer scale of this and how many people are touched by his life. >> sadness that four lives were taken. but relief that christopher dorner's terror has finally ended. >>> triumph and tragedy onboard the night mayor cruise. >> we have been kept in the dark a lot. >> from the first signs of trouble to the fears they would never come home. and our exclusive with the sick passenger who was rescued at sea. >> it was hard. it was scary. it was -- oh, my god. >> plus the other big news this week -- fallen hero. the
's symptoms is damaging inflammation? for help getting the answers you need visit and use the interactive discussion guide to speak with your gastroenterologist. >>> welcome back, everybody. want to show you some new pictures, this is secretary of state hillary clinton leaving her home in washington, d.c., heading to her last day at the state department where she will no doubt be dealing with the explosion of the u.s. embassy in ankara so we're going to be following that for us as well as she heads in for her last day and john kerry begins his first day at the state department. >> you have to say right up 'til the end she is dealing with serious issues and ensures that security around the world in our embassies are one of the hallmarks of her tenure at state. >> this morning we've been talking about the possible suspects, hezbollah, iran, syria, also al qaeda, the suspects in benghazi bombing fled to turkey after that bombing. >> lots of suspects in this. thanks guy, appreciate it. we get to "cnn newsroom" with carol costello begins right now. >> hi, soledad. stories we're
will also promote the use of alternative energy. >> the fact that it was coming from kids made it hit home a lot harder. the child shall lead them, sort of thing. she set the example for the town. it's great that westerly has a person that we can be very proud of. >> if everyone gave a little something back and took a little time out of their day to do something for others, the world would be a better place. . >>> from cnn world headquarters in atlanta, this is "early start weekend." day six and the standoff continues. jimmy lee dykes has not surre surrendersurren surrendered. >>> now, governor rick perry has taken a stand. what he said might surprise you. >>> and the moment is almost here, nope. not the super bowl, new york's fashion week. we'll have a preview. >>> it is sunday, february 3rd, good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye, glad you're with us. we begin this morning with news about the shooting death of a former nav former naval s.e.a.l. chris kyle was killed yesterday along with another person at a gun range near ft. worth, texas. local newspapers also confirm the death. wfaa rep
.m. on the east coast, 11:00 a.m. out west. thanks for joining us. i'm miguel marquez in for fredricka whitfield. new information about a horrifying hostage situation in al bam pla now in its fifth day. police are in constant communication with a man holding a 5-year-old in an underground bunker in midland city, alabama. george howell is there. police came out with new details what items the suspect jimmy lee dikes is giving the child. what are they? >> we just heard from the sheriff here, wally olson. he said a few interesting things. we learned that mr. dykes has electric heater and blankets. certainly it's cold in the bunker, about a constant 50 degrees in that bunker underground. they're still able to get the young boy medications he needs. he suffers from asperger's syndrome and dhd. also able to get him the crayons and coloring book. also toys. and there was another interesting thing that i noticed in this particular press conference. when the sheriff said that he wanted to thank mr. dykes, listen to this. >> he's told us that he has a lk heater and blankets inside that he's taking care of
dykes is dead. killed in the raid that freed that little boy. they used secret cameras to watch dykes, noticed he was acting erratically and that time may had been running out. victor blackwell is live. what a relief for this family. victor, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, brooke. yes, not only for the family, but for the entire community. people across the country, even in other countries, were following this story, and commenting and praying that they were hoping ethan would be able to come home soon. two reasons why this happened when it did. first, we're told that communications with jimmy lee dykes broke down in the day leading up to the raid and the more important reason, they saw he had a gun and he had to go in when they did to save ethan. ethan is safe. this is a photograph of the 5-year-old being taken to a hospital after being held hostage for nearly a week in an underground bunker in midland city, alabama. >> he is doing fine. he's laughing, joking, playing, eating. things that you would expect a normal 5 to 6-year-old young man to do. he's very brave. he's very l
superstorm when it hits. >>> hurricane sandy threatening to unleash massive damage on the u.s. northeast. >> conditions are deteriorating very rapidly. >> certainly felt more rain, more wind, stronger gusts. >> i've never, in 26 years of forecasting, have seen anything like this. >> they are being called superstorms. fueled by changing climate, higher temperatures, and rising sea levels. >> climate change is real. it's here. it's going to happen again. >> people and cities once safe. now in the eye of the fury. >> i see the weather changing. absolutely. >> is this the era of the superstorm? >> water level is rising substantially. >> and are we ready? >> if this wall had been here -- >> for the next one? >> i've been telling everybody, the big flood is coming. we better start building the ark. >> living near the ocean, there's always that chance that the ocean is going to come take away everything that you've got. but never did i imagine that this was going to happen to me and my family and my community. >> even now, given all that has happened to him and his family, it is still hard for
savidge takes us through the ultimate holiday nightmare. >> fun in the sun, that's the promise of the carnival triumph, and with lots to offer, a casino, disco, spa, swimming pools, all you can eat, passengers expected plenty when departing galveston last thursday. on sunday morning, the moment of crisis. in a flash, a fire breaks out in one of the ship's two engine rooms. a passenger shoots this cell phone video. at first, the thousands aboard don't know the ship is crippled. adrift in the middle of the gulf of mexico. but by day's end, it's obvious this virtual floating city is almost completely powerless with nothing but back-up generators. passengers find themselves without hot water or working toilets, and eventually, without enough to eat. you can hear the desperation in the calls from the ship. >> it takes three and a half hours to get food. the smells -- i can't even describe them. there is sewage, raw sewage. pretty bad. you walk in the hall way, you have to cover your face. we don't have any masks for breathing. >> dead in the water, all anyone at sea or on land can d
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, alabama in a few minutes. hello, i'm don lemon. thanks for joining us. mean time, two other major stories we're following this hour. both are overseas. both have big impact here in the united states. we have new details on a deadly attack on an american embassy to tell you about. and in the same country, turkey, an american woman who has been missing for several days, has been found. but the news is not good. this is her, a photographer from new york city, 33 years old. was traveling alone in it istanbul and last heard from nearly two weeks ago. live now from cnn's international correspondent, nick robertson is there. you have breaking news. tell us about it. >> reporter: we do. according to officials, state news agency, they say her body has been found in one of the poorer areas of his tan buhl istanbul. her family are aware. nine suspects have been arrested in this case so far, but the police are also saying it's not straightforward. they believe the location she was found in was not where she was killed. and according to our sister network, cnn turk, they're being told by the police th
down that cabin to get mr. dorner out. the tear gas canisters that we used does generate a lot of heat, we introduced those canisters into the residence and a fire erupted. >> there are also questions about why authorities couldn't find dorner when he had been hiding right under their noses. the cabin where he was holed up was just across the street from one sheriff's command center, and only two miles from another. as the showdown ended there were no celebrations. as thoughts turned to grieving families. but i really did not realize the sheer scale of this, and how many people are touched by his life. >> sadness that four lives were taken. but relief that christopher dorner's reign of terror has finally ended. >> tonight, harrowing stories from inside that disabled cruise ship. >> it was hard. it was scary. it was -- oh, my good. >> plus, the other big news this week -- fallen hero. the shocking story of oscar pistorius. did the paralympic superstar murder his covergirl girlfriend? his interview with piers that may surprise you. this is "piers morgan tonight." good evening two stories
on of a power outage. >> 34 long minutes. it felt like it was a decisive moment in the game. walk us through some of the other highlights. >> yeah. you know, it was all ravens before the power outage. you just know the conspiracy theories were gearing up saying the nfl is trying to stave us off of winning the super bowl. it was 28-6 when the power went out. it was all ravens before the power outage. after the power outage, the san francisco 49ers basically made a surge of their own and got back into the game. the game came down to four plays inside the 10 yard line. when it's a second year like collin kaepernick going against one of the best defenses in the league you knew the ravens were going to come out on top. ravens get the win, 34-31 and john harbaugh beats his brother jim. >> i don't know if i agree. i thought there was every reason the 49ers would put it in. they had all the momentum on their side. somehow the ravens stopped them. great to see you this morning. i'm sure a long night for you too. >> thank you. >> a little blurry-eyed this morning. there's lots of debate this morning a
in the country. what it means to the city, how it became such a cultural phenomenon and so much more. join us for kickoff in new orleans. tomorrow afternoon, 4:00 p.m. eastern. i'm carol costello. thank you so much for joining us today. happy super bowl sunday. i can't wait. "cnn newsroom" continues right now with ashleigh banfield. >>> that is one excited anchor, carol costello, i know you love your football. i'll be thinking about you on sunday. hi, everybody, it's good to have you with us. i want to take you straight to wall street. big, big story happening. stocks are surging. and i don't mean just surging, i mean to new heights. heights we haven't seen in five years. the dow hitting 14,000, just a short time ago and that's for the first time since october 2007. yes, you can say hooray. today's rally thanks in part to the january jobs report which just came out this morning. alison kosik at the new york stock exchange. i can assume there's quite a bit of activity going on. what's it like down there? >> well, believe it or not, there was no reaction when the dow hit that 14,000 level. it h
sometimes. >> all the single ladies. thanks very much for joining us. you can follow us on twitter @wolfblitzer, @katebaldu an. >>> up next, senators rough up chuck hagel during his confirmation hearing. a senior lawmaker is "outfront" to explain why he's voting against chuck hagel. and chuck grassley implies the video games, not guns, are the reasons for america's mass shootings. what role did the donations he received from the nra play? and another super bowl ad being called racist. we'll show you the ad. it's a near and dear to our heart topic. let's go "outfront." >>> and we begin right now, though, with breaking news. you are looking at pictures right now of mexico city. this is a live shot that you're watching from our affiliate, forotv. right now, they're reporting that five people are dead and at least 75 are injured. there was an explosion at the offices of mexico's state-run pemex oil company. there are at least 30 people still trapped in the building. it's up clear right now what caused that explosion. we are trying to figure that out for you. we will monitor that, and a
came along and did it, to get restaurants to recycle their grease. >> our goal is to promote the use of alternative energy. >> the fact it was coming from kids made it hit home a lot harder. the child shall lead them sort of thing. ♪ >> she set the example for the town and it is great that westerly has a person that we can be very proud of and tell the rest of the country, look what we're doing on the shore. >> if everyone gave a little something back and took a little time out of their day to do something for others, the world would be a better place. >>> good evening, everyone. 10:00 here in the east coast. there is so much happening tonight, some of it life and death, some of it something else entirely. >>> later in the program, the man who says he pretended to be manti te'o's girlfriend, right down to the voice on the phone. he talked to dr. phil mcgraw about why he did it and you'll hear how he did it. and the voice doesn't grab you, the rest of the story will. >>> also tonight, breaking news, new information on the attack targeting americans in turkey. a suicide bomber hit th
rights of law-abiding citizens and are intending to use their guns safely. >> criminals aren't going to go to background checks. they are not going to go to the gun store and fill out a form. they are going to steal their guns, get them on the black market. >> well, two million people tried and were turned down because of the brady law. >> and only 44 were prosecuted. what does that tell you about our ability to deal -- >> that's a separate issue. i've said that. you refuse to acknowledge that there's more we can do before we focus on that. that doesn't represent what your members think. >> the question was about common ground. this is clearly not an issue where there's common ground. i appreciate you both being on and having this discussion. we want to continue that. dan gross, sandy >>> early start" begins now. >>> masked gunman on the loose. police say he killed a prosecutor in broad daylight, right in front of the courthouse. >>> so did chuck hagel roll it? roughed up in the senate. >>> geraldo rivera for senate. he is truly considering run for office. >> if he says it, it must b
of these agenda items through. >> every bit of it. >>> a u.s. senator's travel habits are under fire right now and may land him in serious legal trouble. we have the document showing that senator bob menendez, did not, as requested, to report that he accepted free plane trips. >>> and the fall of a man who was once the most catholic leaders in the united states. it's chevy truck month! silverado was also recognized for the lowest cost of ownership. hey, what are you gonna do with it? end table. oh. [ male announcer ] it's chevy truck month. now get 0% financing for 60 months, plus trade up to get $1,750 total allowance on a silverado all-star edition. or trade up and choose customer cash plus option package discount for a total value of $7,250. executor of efficiency. you can spot an amateur from a mile away... while going shoeless and metal-free in seconds. and from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle...and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. now this...will work. [ male announcer ] just like you, business p
york city's chief infrastructure officer, frank jesky, took us down into the subway system. >> we'll take a quick look over there. >> to what looked like a scene from a science fiction movie, something beyond imagination. >> believe it or not, these timbers washed in from the ocean or the bay. >> this did right here? >> absolutely. >> so this washed in -- >> all this debris that you see washed in from the tidal surge >> this station, the end of the line for the city's number one subway train, is called south ferry. three years ago, it was brand new, built at a cost of more than half a billion dollars. now it's in ruins. >> sandy broke records for the biggest waves in new york harbor, for the biggest surge in new york city, and for the lowest pressure ever north of north carolina. what was the impactful part of sandy was the surge at 12, 15 feet. that surge had never been seen in new york city before. >> when we were here, the water was just below this mezzanine level. first interview -- >> you can see the rusts on these stair treads. >> -- jesky, this time dressed in a suit and ti
to host big events. an embattleled u.s. senator's hitting back at his accusers. new video could potentially support his claim he's the victim of a politically motivated smear campaign. plus, a huge scandal in the world's most popular sport. i'm wolf blitzer. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." -- captions by vitac -- >>> but we begin in new orleans. a city deeply embarrassed by the power blackout that interrupted potentially could have changed the course of the super bowl. this is much more than a sports story. it's raising very serious questions about the city's readiness to host big events. cnn's brian todd is in new orleans for us. he's got the very latest on this investigation on what happened during that blackout. brian, what are you learning? >> reporter: wolf, learning some incremental things about the investigation. how it's proceeding, how they're looking into it. and what's interesting is the two entries responsible for handling the power and electricity to the superdome, they're the ones handling it. at various times over the past less than
minutes. this is what is going on right now. this is turkey outside the u.s. embassy where a bomb went off and killed a security guard. police say it was a suicide bomber, and we're live from turkey in just a minute. and here in the united states, cnn now confirming just moments ago, secretary of energy steven chu is resigning, and he is the latest cabinet member to inform the president he will not stay for a second term. and there are reports that there are a number of officials making announcements as well. and hillary clinton's last day as secretary of state, and she said she is ready for some rest after logging almost a million miles in the air. >>> editors at the wall street journal say there are hackers in china, and they were trying to find out how the wall street journals was covering stories in china. and newspapers say they have now beefed up their cyber security. >>> we are also watching the markets, your money, as well. the dow hit 14000. it's the first time that the dow has reached 14000 since 2007. alison kosik is at the new york stock exchange. tell us how it happened. >> it
or you, that would actually work. i think we've got to stop talking about what makes us feel better and what maybe -- and what actually works, or what sounds kb. when the emotions are this raw for all of us, all want to quote, do something. but we have to do something that works. in the three massacres we are talking about, aurora, tucson and newtown, these guys had their guns legally. the tuesd the tucson shooter passed a back ground check. the guy in aurora would have had the other two weapons to commit his crimes. >> kelleyann. you skillfully avoided my question. >> no, i'm not. >> do you agree with the premise with the sand oo hook child's father, that his son's right to live super seeds the right to own an assault rifle. >> well, i'm also pro life, if you want to have a show about that. but i believe that his son's life is a precious right. we also have the second amendment. if politicians don't like it, they need to amend it. we have 3 million guns in this country -- >> let me bring in van. van is chomping at the bit here to get in. >> here is, i think, the big tragedy. so man
for sending a suicide bomber to the u.s. embassy yesterday. the bomb killed a turkish security guard. alabama's dade county sheriff tells his team has been in constant communication with the man holding a 5-year-old boy hostage in an underground bunker, the man identified as jim dykes allowed police to send down coloring books, crayons and medication to the boy. he killed the bus driver before taking the boy hostage. a murderer is back behind bars after walking out of the jail in chicago. he was on the run for three days before he was captured. he was serving a 60-year murder sentence in an in prison when he was transferred to chicago to face a drug charge. the charge was dropped and he was supposed to return to indiana to serve out the rest of the sentence. but instead, he was let go. a follower of charles manson, may be released from prison. his name is bruce davis, he was sent to prison for his role in the manson family killing. parole was recommended for davis, but now it's up to jerry brown to give final approval. brown has 30 days to decide. >>> the usual roar of subway trains in new yo
.m. in the east, 1:00 p.m. out west. i'm miguel marquez. if you're just tuning in, thanks for joining us. these are the top stories we're following in the cnn newsroom. new details about the murders of two military veterans, one a former navy s.e.a.l., chris kyle and his friend chad littlefield were shot and killed in ft. worth texas. the man who pulled the trigger is a veteran who kyle may have been trying to help with ptsd. susan candiotti joins us live with more. what do we know about how this happened? >> well, got some brand new information during the press conference. first of all, we learned about an alleged confession. and police say they think they also have found the murder weapon, when they describe as a semiautomatic handgun that was found at the suspect's house. let's back up a little bit. after the double shooting at that gun lodge, police say the suspected shooter who's 25-year-old eddie ray ralph took off in kyle's pickup truck. then they said that he went to his sister's house and told her and his brother what had happened, and then left that house. that's when the siste
with us. the cruise nightmare is nearing ab end this morning. as thousands of people finally begin their journey home. . >> what a journey. we're in mobile just in front of the carnival cruiseline "triumph." hours ago this cruise pushed by those four tug boats making sure this thing was in line as it pulled here in mobile. a steady stream of more than 4,000 people, finally got off. all relieved to be off the listing, the stinking ship after enduring brutal conditions here for five long days. it was the sound passengers waited five agonizing days for, the horn, signaling the carnival "triumph" had finally arrived in port. cheers ending days of misery. >> happy to be home. >> wonderful to be home. >> passengers headed to a hot shower and warm bed. leaving their well documents vacation from hell behind. many heaping praise on the cruise in the process. >> they served us with smiles and served us in ways that are truly unthinkable. >> as unthinkable as this the now infamous red bags used in place of nonworking toilets. but nothing compared to this video, that squishy sound is a urine-s
for our empathy for the families will never end. none of us can imagine being in their shoes and it's tragic. the question of whether this is about guns or not is to me it's incomplete because it's about who is using the guns and how they obtain the guns, and if there's any proposition on the table, whether it's by president obama or senator feinstein or you, that would actually work, i think we've got to stop talking about what makes us feel better and what maybe -- and what actually works or what sounds good because when the emotions are this raw for all of us, we all want to, quote, do something, but we have to do something that works. the fact is in the three massacres we're talking about, aurora, tucson, and newtown, these guys had their guns legally. i mean, i hate saying their names so i say the tucson shooter, he passed an instant background check, and the assault weapons ban had failed in his case, the guy in aurora still would have had the other two weapons he used to commit his crimes. >> kellyanne. you skillfully avoided my question, which is do you agree with the sandy
cool. >> this is "piers morgan tonight." >> good evening. on a day of a deadly attack on a u.s. embassy in turkey and rising protests against egypt, the changing of the guard in the state department paused to pay tribute to ed koch, the mayor of new york died of congestive heart failure at 88. he ran the city he loved for three terms. he never slowed down and always spoke his mind. ed koch was really one of a kind. i sat down with his three weeks ago in what turned out to be his last tv interview. we want to bring all of my interviews with the man as a tribute to his extraordinary life and legacy. >> an honor to have you here, mr. mayor. how are you? >> i'm in good shape. >> new york is a fascinating story, i think, because when i first came here, i think in the mid-'70s, it was pretty rough. i mean, i felt pretty intimidated walking around as a young 13, 14-year-old in central park. >> reasonable to feel that way. >> yeah, and it's been an extraordinary transformation, under a succession of mayors, starting with you. when you look at what's happened to this city and you made the docume
of the story will. >> also, breaking news. a suicide bomber hit the u.s. embassy. you probably know ability that. we got late details about precisely what the terrorists were aiming at and who they are. we begin with another breaking story. the groying turmoil playing out on the streets of america's shaky ally, egypt. cairo tonight, the presidential palace under attack. other egyptian cities also seeing eruptions of violent. parts of the country living under a 30-day curfew. pressure apparently building on egypt's government two years after they toppled the last one. ben wedeman is in cairo tonight and joins us from there. friday is usually a big day for protests in the mideast because it's a day for prayer, in the mosques, and thaen come out and protest. >> this week, it wasn't just friday. it was all week long we had protests and clashes. we were outside of the palace, basically the egyptian white house, where initially it was a peaceful demonstration, a mixed crowd of christians and muslims, religious and secular, young and old. very peaceful, but when the sun went down, those molotov co
had just been to an inaugural. we have a responsibility to see a stop to this, and all of us are responsible. >> reporter: it was a day of mourning at king college prep high school where she attended. students spent the day with their parents and grief counselors trying to process her death and the toll gun violence is taking on their city. >> it's too much. every other day you're hearing shootings and killings, and now what's happening is more parents are burying their children and it needs to stop. >> reporter: ted rowlands, cnn, chicago. >> a $40,000 reward is offered for information leading to an arrest in that case. >>> "cnn newsroom" continues now with miguel marquez in for fredricka. miguel, off to you. >> thank you very much, randi. good to see you. >>> it's 12:00 p.m. on the east, 9:00 a.m. out on the west coast. i'm miguel marquez in for fredricka whitfield. thanks for joining us. >>> we begin in alabama where we're expecting any moment now a news conference on the tense five-day standoff outside an underground bunker. holed up inside is a terrified 5-year-old boy a
will remember super bowl xlvii for the team's kind of nail biting victory. 34-31. most of us will remember it was the night that went out in new orleans. a power outage in new orleans stopped the game for 34 minutes it may have prevented a interest bowl blowout. we are joined by rachel in new orleans. >> good morning, soledad. no question, this was a huge embarrassment. i spoke to a superdome official last night, they had gone through a whole week with the stadium and city showing they could host an event of this magnitude. it not a gradient issue. this was about a piece of electronic equipment that monitors the electricity coming into the stadium. officials called it an "ab normality." really, it's just like in your house, when you have to go down to the basement and flip the switch again, that's what happened with the officials. they had to flip everything back open. lights slowly came back on. 34 minutes. a big delay for the ravens especially. right before, a kickoff return for the touchdown. right before that, the halftime show. and their offense hadn't been on the field for more than
is allowed and what is not allowed which didn't used to be the case before. now before every exam every assignment the teachers try to be more explicit what is allowed and what is not. >> reporter: so ashleigh, she's explaining the changes that have happened at harvard since this all went down, that now teachers are being very clear on bhas collaboration, what's allowed and what's not allowed. harvard saying look, it took five months to review this to make sure it's been fair to all of the students, but there's been a lot of criticism of how this was handled by the university. some saying the penalty is too harsh and instructions weren't clear, ashleigh. >> all right. poppy harlow live for us as the bells toll as harvard. thank you. we are flat out of time. michael holmes will take the helm with newsroom international. >>> my thanks to you. in new orleans, it is making news as the game itself, we are talking about that blackout that happened at the super bowl, you remember early in the game's third quarter, half of the superdome went dark. well, who is to blame? we have a live report co
announcements made to us to remain in our seats and power will be restored shortly. that delay stretched 34 minutes before football came back. yes the momentum shifted. the san francisco 49ers trailed by 22 points. they were down by 22 points to the baltimore ravens. it seemed as if they were running away with this game just after halftime. jacoby jones ran back. the power went out. it didn't completely go out. the dome wasn't completely tossed into darkness but it was enough to halt the game. players on both sides were on the sidelines trying their best to stay limbered up and trying their best to wait it out. the air-conditioning had gone off so it was starting to get warm in the up thor rea the upps where we were. the baltimore ravens are crowned super bowl champions for the second time. maybe things would have been different if san francisco had come all the way back to win this game. >> it made a whole lot of people nervous including myself. as we were watching this, we could see the harbaugh brothers, be coaches. i think it was john who really became upset and had a talking to with on
start" this morning. i'm christine romans. john berman is off today. >> thanks for joining us, everyone. i'm zoraida sambolin. it is friday, february 8th. it is 5:00 a.m. here in the east. let's get started. millions of people bracing for what could be a blizzard for the ages. take a look at the monster storm that's about to bury boston and bring misery to millions in the northeast. forecasters are using words like epic, historic to describe this massive storm. you're looking at live pictures from new york now. the big apple is also preparing for dangerous winds and up to a foot of snow, perhaps even more. a lot of schools are doing early dismissal today. right now 23 million people are under a blizzard warning. cnn meteorologist chad myers says he can't remember seeing a number that high. air travel is already a mess. nearly 3,000 flights scheduled for today and tomorrow have already been canceled. in boston there are fears today's storm could be worse than these images. this, folk, the 1978 blizzard that killed 100 people and destroyed thousands of homes. the forecasts there calling f
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